Lafayette High School

4460 Longhill Rd,

Williamsburg, VA, 23188-1535

Tel: (757)565-0373
Grades: 9-12

1,077 students

Lafayette High School serves 1,077 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Lafayette High School operates within the Williamsburg-james City Public s School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%%.

Overview

The student population of 1077 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,077 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
6%
12%
Black
25%
25%
White
62%
53%
Unknown
5%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.55
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program. 19%
32%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,757 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Williamsburg-james City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
6
Number of Students Managed 10,757
3,669
Graduation Rate 79
77%
District Total Revenue $144 MM
n/a
District Spending $143 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $13,658
$0
District Spending / Student $13,550
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Warhill High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eastern St. Hosp. Ed. Prg (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is D.j. Montague Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - My oldest son graduated from Lafayette in 2010 and had a wonderful high school experience. My daughter is now a senior at LHS and struggles a bit more with school. The counselors have been excellent at guiding her throughout the last 4 years and she now has goals of attending college. It is a great school rich in history. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended December 14, 2009 - I withdrew my child from Lafayette due to the negative experiences she suffered there. Language, sexual propositions, cigarettes, suicidal child, immoral skits in drama class. Do NOT send your child to this school. - Posted by Parent

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